Living the Message: Daily Help for Living the God-Centered Life (Paperback)
For more than 35 years, beloved author, professor, and pastor Eugene Peterson has used his expertise in the original language of the Bible and his passion for God's word to recreate the informal, earthy immediacy of Scripture in expressive, contemporary English. Just as the writers of the New Testament used everyday language to convey God's message to their readers and listeners, Peterson's conversational translations and graceful insights into Christian life speak powerfully to the concerns of today's men and women and offer timeless wisdom for every day of the year.
About the Author
Peterson, now retired, was for many years James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He also served as founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland. In addition to his widely acclaimed paraphrase of the Bible, The Message (NavPress), he has written many other books.
“. . . Living the Message sets before us much of [Peterson’s] piercing wisdom, for our own very great benefit.”
-J.I. Packer, author of Knowing God
“[A] year of days of divine companionship. No voice is wiser nor so deeply convincing.”
-Walter Wangerin, Jr., author of Saint Julian